South Africa Cancels A400M

The South African government decided on the 4th November to withdraw from the A400M military transport aircraft programme due to delays and spiralling acquisition costs, although the country’s search for military airlift capability is ongoing. The impact of South Africa’s withdrawal on Airbus is "limited," a company spokesman for the company’s parent group EADS, said. The seven European A400M partner countries–Germany, Spain, France, the UK, Turkey, Belgium and Luxembou...
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